The Administrative District Government of Kepulauan Seribu welcomes a private company’s plan to make the islands a pilot region of TV Whitespace development and a technology village. Moreover, it is in line with the Smart City program initiated by the Governor of DKI Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama.

"The plan is in accordance with the vision of the District Government of Kepulauan Seribu which intends to make the islands a world-class tourist destination.”

"The plan is in accordance with the vision of the District Government of Kepulauan Seribu which intends to make the islands a world-class tourist destination,” said Eko Suroyo, Assistant of Kepulauan Seribu Administration, Thursday (17/9).

Eko added that the program was also quite compatible with the Smart City program initiated by the Governor of DKI Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama.

"We will take care of the permits and readiness of Kepulauan Seribu to the Ministry of Communication and Informatics as a follow up to our enthusiasm for the technology village program,” he stated.

He added he hoped that the pilot program would be applicable in six sub districts in Kepulauan Seribu.

Source: beritajakarta.com